During this important and patriotic day, there are a lot of activities going on. It’s a time for celebration with family and friends and your fellow neighbors, and a time for neighborhood parades and fireworks shows; there are countless fun 4th of July activities to keep you and your loved ones busy. But you can’t fully celebrate this day without festive food! And no backyard barbecue could ever be complete without a variety of mouth watering 4th of July themed desserts. Take a look below at some of the best desserts that you can make on this day.
Red and White Blueberry Ice Cream Pie
Blueberry pies have always been a staple of American desserts. You can always go the traditional route and make a simple blueberry pie with the freshest ingredients; this easy blueberry pie recipe will definitely be a show-stopper. However, if you’re trying to stay true to a 4th of July theme, then choose this easy blueberry ice-cream pie. It looks and tastes so good that you’re going to have a hard time trying to share it! With the mix of granola crust, berry sauce, and frozen yogurt, you’d want to have this creamy and crunchy pie all day. It has ice cream in it, and it’s gluten-free, making it one of the best centerpieces for your table.
These buttery bars are filled with festive red, white, and blue candies. This easy blondie dessert is so soft and perfect with any additions, especially with the 4th of July M&Ms and sprinkles! Everyone loves something quick to eat; this blondie is the perfect choice for grab-and-go food. Your kids are going to go crazy over them too, so be ready to make a lot!
American Flag Donuts
Everyone will talk about you for years to come if you bring these delicious donuts to your 4th of July party. It’s a very good way to show off your patriotic pride and enjoy a tasty snack at the same time! With three different candy melts to match the American flag, dip these traditional donuts in the white base, and have fun decorating it with the blue and red candy melts. They are so good that you’ll come back wanting more!
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries
The guests at your party won’t feel guilty eating this tasty red, white, and blue cheesecake stuffed strawberries. Don’t worry about ruining your diet; they are a healthier patriotic dessert! Enjoy these tasty strawberries with a creamy and light cheesecake filling and a nice plump blueberries on top to give it that patriotic look.
Red, White and Blue Cake Rolls
Show off your American pride with this delicious cake roll; your guests will be amazed when they see the patriotic colors revealed after cutting into it. It’s not just an ordinary cake roll, it has sprinkles, frosting, and marshmallows! The idea of having cake and marshmallow together is perfect for any sweet tooth. One piece won’t be enough, maybe 2, 3, or 10 even pieces! We won’t judge!
This amazing cake will drive your guests crazy! Who would have thought that with the right and healthy food coloring, you could make an amazing cake like this? Obviously, the food coloring is red, white, and blue and so is the frosting on top. Add some 4th of July sprinkles all over it and it will be ready to serve. Just remember to share!
Red, White, and Blue Pinwheel Icebox Cookies
Who doesn’t love cookies? No one! These tasty, soft, and chewy cookies will have their own party in your mouth. This pinwheel-shaped buttery goodness also has American pride food coloring. They’re best served cold, so leave them in the fridge for some time before handing them out to your guests. Celebrate with your friends and family munching on these tasty iced cookies.
No-Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake
The annoying thing about preparing delicious desserts is that it can take time to prepare, precious time that you can spend celebrating with your guests instead! This is why no-bake desserts are your best choice of sweet delights if you’re short on time and your guests are about to arrive. This Berry Icebox cake is so easy to make and requires little preparation. It has strawberries and blueberries immersed in this creamy, delicious cake with a layer of graham crackers on the bottom. You and your guests will enjoy every bit of it during a hot summer’s day!
Red, White, and Blue Brownie Pizza
How can you have pizza for dessert? Well, it is the holiday season, so anything can happen! This lovely dessert is a great and uncommon tasty treat that will surprise your guests. The brownies are spread flat on your baking dish and only baked for 20 minutes; it has a delicious cream cheese mixture with strawberries and blueberries on top. This pizza is guaranteed to make heads turn and tummies happy.
Buzzed Strawberry Bites
Another easy dessert to prepare; these lovely and tasty strawberries are soaked in rum inside a jar for a day, then when they are ready and dry, they are dipped in white chocolate followed by blue sprinkles. Leave them in the fridge to cool before they’re ready to serve. This is one of the best choices for easy and bite-sized snacks for your guests.
American Flag Sugar Cookies
These scrumptious rectangular cookies look exactly like the flag. They’re made with both normal and red dough stacked together and baked to perfection, then decorated with blue frosting on the upper sides to make the complete flag. Your guests will surely salute to your hard work and good taste in desserts!
Sometimes during the memorial weekend, your friends and family could stay over. This type of dessert is very simple and easy to make for them; normal popcorn sweetened with sugar or caramel, the choice is yours. Then you add red and blue food coloring for it to be perfect for the 4th of July spirit. This sweet snack will be the ideal choice for a movie night!
Celebrate and Enjoy!
There are so many awesome desserts out there that are perfect for the 4th of July. What’s important is that you enjoy your time with your loved ones and enjoy these lovely and scrumptious desserts together. Remember to share with your neighbors too,and spread the holiday spirit!